ECE Course Syllabus

ECE3400 Course Syllabus


Analog Electronics (3-0-3)

ECE 3040 [min C]


Catalog Description
Analysis and design of electronic circuits and systems. Biasing, small-signal analysis, frequency response, feedback amplifiers, active filters, non-linear op-amp applications, and oscillators.

Jaeger & Blalock, Microelectronic Circuit Design (5th edition), McGraw-Hill, 2015. ISBN 9780073529608 (required)

Topical Outline
1.	Review
   a.	Small-signal and large-signal models of the diode, the BJT, the JFET, and the MOSFET

2.	Single Stage Amplifiers
   a.	BJT and FET single-state amplifiers
   b.	Biasing, voltage gain, input resistance, and output resistance

3.	Multi-State Amplifiers
   a.	Differential, cascade, and cascode amplifiers
   b.	Biasing, voltage gain, input resistance, and output resistance

4.	Transfer Function Analysis
   a.	First-order low-pass, high-pass, and shelving functions
   b.	Second-order low-pass, band-pass, band-reject, and biquadratic functions
   c.	Bode plots
   d.	Passive single time-constant circuits
   e.	Passive second-order resonant circuits

5.	Frequency Response of Amplifiers
   a.	Method of short-circuit time constants for low-frequency analysis of single-stage amplifiers
   b.	High-frequency small-singal device models
   c.	Method of open-circuit time constants for the high-frequency analysis of single-stage amplifiers

6.	Active Filters
   a.	Butterworth and Chebyshev filter approximations
   b.	Second-order Sallen-Key and infinite-gain multi-feedback low-pass, high-pass, band-pass, and band-reject filter topologies
   c.	Third-order and higher-order filters

7.	Feedback Amplifiers
   a.	Effects of feedback on gain, input resistance, output resistance, noise, distortion, and band-width
   b.	Series-shunt, shunt-shunt, series-series feedback topologies

8.	Non-linear Applications of Op-Amps
   a.	Waveshaping circuits
   b.	Precision rectifiers
   c.	Peak detectors.

9.	Feedback Oscillators and Function Generator Circuits
   a.	Sinusoidal oscillators
   b.	Bistable multivibrators
   c.	Waveform generators.